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Anne Douglas Sedgwick
“Have you ever noticed the softness of a kitten's feet? — they are like raspberries to hold in one's hand.”
“You don't change people's hearts by making them suffer. You harm yourself as well as them.”
“She, like Toppie, had drunk tears night after night; she had seen the truth and been shattered by it; and she, like Toppie, was built up again.”
“Rebels are the people who refuse the seen for the unseen.”
“One doesn't love any of the things of Summer as much as one does the things of Spring.”
“But if you've ever had a mother and if she's given you and meant to you all the things you care for most, you never get over it.”
Anne Douglas Sedgwick, U.S.-born English writer
(1873 - 1935)
Full name: Anne Douglas Sedgwick de Sélincourt.